News

May 23, 2022

Sustained giving makes a lasting impact on county-wide banner initiative honoring fallen heroes

For two weeks of the year surrounding Memorial Day, main streets across St. Clair County are filled with banners honoring […]
May 19, 2022

SONS celebrates 30 years of outreach, recognizes long-standing partnership with Community Foundation

As Saving Our Neighborhoods & Streets (SONS Outreach) celebrates its 30th anniversary this year, it also recognizes a long history […]
May 16, 2022

SC4 alumni honor parents, support future generations with scholarships and grants

St. Clair County Community College (SC4) alumni Martha Foley and Dan Fredendall recently created the Therese A. Foley Student Assistance […]
May 11, 2022

Scholarship supports mother and first-generation college student in pursuing her dream nursing career

Jessica Hopkins always knew she wanted to be a nurse. “Several of my family members were in and out of the […]
May 9, 2022

Brag Book — Spring 2022

Spring is here and so is our brag book! Our latest issue is full of inspiring and impactful stories highlighting […]
May 5, 2022

Advisor Perspectives: Working with the Community Foundation, Kelly Law Firm

Many professional advisors in our community actively engage with the Community Foundation and work together to make a positive difference […]
May 3, 2022

Nonprofit Workshop

Announcing our next Nonprofit Capacity Building Workshop! Grantwriting June 1st, 2022 9-11AM (11-11:30AM optional networking time) OR June 1st, 2022 […]
May 2, 2022

Continuing community to make impact during retirement — Kathy Swantek

When you see Kathy Swantek at Rotary, a community event, or even Sanborn Gratiot Memorial Home, you would never guess […]
April 29, 2022

Community Foundation grant supports fatherhood program, helping strengthen local families

A Community Foundation grant to support an educational program offered by I.M.P.A.C.T. is helping local fathers understand what it means […]
April 27, 2022

Persistence and support lead to long overdue success for first-generation college student

The path to post-secondary success looks different for everyone. For Community Foundation scholarship recipient Porfirio Garcia, it is an achievement […]
April 25, 2022

Blue Water Recovery & Outreach Center receives grant to complete recovery center renovation

With support from a recent grant from the Community Foundation, Blue Water Recovery & Outreach Center (BWROC) is completing a […]
April 20, 2022

Leonard Center inspired generations of leaders such as Tony Miller

Leadership from previous generations investing in our region’s youth, and community resources such as the James R. Leonard Community Center, […]